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Part three of a dialogue between Jim Wallis and former Christian Coalition leader Ralph Reed on the question: "What should values voters value most?"

Jim WallisYou raise several interesting lines of thought in your response, [...]

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Jim WallisThis week I welcome Ralph Reed, the former director of the Christian Coalition and one of the most articulate leaders of America's Religious Right, to be my first dialogue partner on God's Politics. We will post our comments and responses to each other, back and forth, all week long--and you can read [...]

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Jim WallisI want to welcome you to the first edition of "God's Politics"--The Blog--a new project done in an exciting partnership between Sojourners and Beliefnet. The God's Politics Blog will provide fresh conversation about faith, politics, and society--every day-- from "Jim Wallis and friends." We've [...]

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Sojourners and Call to Renewal have joined forces to create a new and much stronger organization.

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'Nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war anymore.' - Isaiah 2:4

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For those who run our foreign policy, diplomacy has become a 'weak' word.

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'That's war,' he said, 'and that's why I hate it.'

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Australia is an absolutely beautiful country, and it wasn’t until I got back there (after more than a decade) that I realized how much I missed it.

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'I'm tired of those old white guys telling us what to think and do.'

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Would Jesus come to Davos if he were invited?

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Somehow, Jesus has survived even the church.

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'Have they no shame?' was a frequent response.

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The warring factions in Iraq are engaged in a civil war that the U.S. occupation is only making worse.

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I had mostly experienced an American Christianity without Christ.

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Hurricane Katrina opened the eyes of many to the reality of poverty in America. Will we take responsibility for the poor in our land of plenty?

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The Democrats can't even muster the gumption to oppose a government of the wealthy, by the wealthy, and for the wealthy.

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We must rise to the occasion, both spiritually and politically.

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Palestinian grievances are real and justified. So are Israeli fears.

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We must never claim that those who disagree with our judgements are not people of real faith.

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Many people - especially leaders - tried to claim the pope as their own.

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